Station Aquarius

Moon Jelly
Scientific name: Aurelia aurita

Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
Up to 0.5 m (diameter)
Distribution
Subtropical to the polar region
Did you know?

Moon jelly’s tentacles have stinging cells that are used for hunting and to defend themselves from the predators.

The male releases their sperm through the mouth into the water column before being received and fertilized by the female.

Average lifespan
Up to 25 years
Size
Up to 0.5 m (diameter)
Distribution
Subtropical to a polar region
Did you know?

Moon jelly’s tentacles have stinging cells that are used for hunting and to defend themselves from the predators.

The male releases their sperm through the mouth into the water column before being received and fertilized by the female.

Seahorse
Scientific name: Hippocampus abdominalis

Average lifespan
Up to 5 years
Size
Up to 0.4 m
Distribution
South-west Pacific
Did you know?

Seahorse is a poor swimmer, luckily it has a prehensile tail to grasp objects and anchor itself to avoid drifting.

Seahorse used its small dorsal fin to move forward and backward. To stay afloat it needs to adjust the volume of air on its swim bladders.

The male seahorse will self-fertilizes the eggs in its pouch as soon as the female transfer the eggs, and the male need to go through birth contraction up to 12 hours.

Average lifespan
Up to 5 years
Size
Up to 0.4 m
Distribution
South-west Pacific
Did you know?

Seahorse is a poor swimmer, luckily it has a prehensile tail to grasp objects and anchor itself to avoid drifting.

Seahorse used its small dorsal fin to move forward and backward. To stay afloat it needs to adjust the volume of air on its swim bladders.

The male seahorse will self-fertilizes the eggs in its pouch as soon as the female transfer the eggs, and the male need to go through birth contraction up to 12 hours.

  

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Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Phone: +603-2333 1888 Fax: +603 2380 0069 Email: marketing@aquawalk.com
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